Biography

1951

Born in Los Angeles, CA

1973

University of Southern CA, B.F.A. (magna cum laude)

SELECTED CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
American University, Washington, D.C.
Bank of America, Los Angeles, CA
The Buck Collection, Laguna Beach, CA
Caravan Products Company, Inc., Totowa, NJ
Commodities Corporation, Princeton, NJ
Domino Corporation, New York, NY
Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
GTE, Thousand Oaks, CA
Kemper Insurance Company, Chicago, IL
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Stephens Inc., Little Rock, AK

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

1991

Los Angeles International Airport, Terminal 1, “Youth Takes Flight” Project, Designed Artworks and Installation, “Let’s Take A Trip Through the Universe,” Gates 1 and 2 and Main Concourse

AWARDS AND HONORS

2010

“D. J. Papers”, (collection number 1822), UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (Internet version available)

1992

6th Annual Heritage Award, California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

1977

Artists’ Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

“Into Plein Air”, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012

“D. J. Hall: Selected Works 1974 - 2012”, California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

2011

“Kodak Moments—Portrait of a Los Angeles Artist in the 1950’s”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA

2008

“D. J. Hall Thirty-Five Year Retrospective”, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
“Full Circle”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA

2005

“D. J. Hall: Now and Then”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2004

“D. J. in Hollywoodland”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2002

“D. J. Hall Magic-Time”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

1999

“D. J. Hall: Golden Moments”, Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

1998

“D. J. Hall”, OK Harris Works of Art, New York, NY

1997

“D. J. Hall: Up Close and Personal: Selected Works 1976 - 1996”, Rancho Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA

1997-96

“D. J. Hall: Golden Moments”, Koplin Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

1994

“D. J. Hall: Precious Moments”, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992

“D. J. Hall: It’s Not As Easy As it Looks”, Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

1991

“D. J. Hall”, OK Harris works of Art, New York, NY

1988

“D. J. Hall”, OK Harris works of Art, New York, NY

1986

“D. J. Hall: Selected Works 1974 - 1985”, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985

“D. J. Hall”, OK Harris works of Art, New York, NY
“D. J. Hall”, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1983

“D. J. Hall: Recent Drawings”, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1982

“D. J. Hall”, OK Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
“D. J. Hall”, Boehm Gallery, San Marcos, CA

1981

“D. J. Hall”, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
“D. J. Hall”, OK Harris works of Art, New York, NY

1977

Albert Contreras Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1975

Albert Contreras Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

“Between Abstract and Figurative”, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

2009

“On Paper”, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“On Paper”, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

2008

“Magnolia Tapestry Project”, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
“Not Without Form: Recent Drawings and Works on Paper”, Donna
Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

2008-07

“About Face: Portraiture Now”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

2007

“Ag2S”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Summer in the City”, George Billis Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Greetings from the American Dream”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
“Representation 2007”, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY

2006

“An Assessment of Contemporary Figuration”, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
“Tapestries”, Sullivan Goss-An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
“Contemporary Artists Conjure Limited Edition Giclee Prints”, Judson Gallery of Contemporary and Traditional Art, Los Angeles, CA

2005

“Painted Ladies”, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
“Drawings as Preparation”, Judson Gallery of Contemporary and Traditional Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004

“Drawings VII”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2004-03

“Speculative Terrain: Recent Views of the Southern California Landscape from San Diego to Santa Barbara”, Laband Art Gallery, LMU, Los Angeles, CA (Traveled)

2001

“Skin Deep”, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

2001-00

“Representing L. A.: Pictorial Currents in Southern California Art”, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2000

“Go Figure”, OK Harris Works of Art, New York, NY

1999

“State of the Artist”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

1996

“L. A. Current: The Female Perspective”, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“Drawn From L. A.”, Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA

1994

“Selected Works on Paper”, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993-92

“Realism/Photorealism”, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1992

“The Articulated Thumbprint”, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
“California Dreamin’ ”, Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA

1992

“Faces”, Smith Hotel, New York, NY
“The 56th Annual National Mid-Year Exhibition”, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

1991

“The Heart of America: The OK Harris Collection”, Dada Building, Fukuoka City, Japan
“Retrospective-Prospective”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Her Story”, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
“Individual Realities”, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1990

“New Work—New York”, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Montreal, Quebec

1990-89

“Collectors Choice”, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL

1989

“Art in the Public Eye: Selected Developments”, Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
“American Pop Culture Today III”, Laforet Museum, Harajuku, Japan
“The Figure Revisited”, The Gallery Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, NY

1998

“A Sense of Place”, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

1988-87

“Everydayland: Imagined Genre Scene Painting in California”, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA

1987

“Sense of Place”, Fisher Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA
“The Hot Centre: Contemporary Art”, Norton Center for the Arts, Danville, Kentucky
“Present Perspectives: 1975 - 1985” Fresno Art Center and Museum, Fresno, CA
“Feasts”, Squibb Gallery, Princeton, Princeton, NJ
“Los Angeles Today, Contemporary Visions”, Amerika Haus, West Berlin, Germany
“Mainstream America: The Collection of Phil Desind”, Butler Institute of American Art , Butler, Youngstown, OH

1986

“Looking In, Looking Out: Contemporary Portraits by Women Artists”, Montgomery Gallery, Claremont, CA
“Recent Works on Paper”, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1985

“Self Portraits by Women Artists”, Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, CA

1984

“A Broad Spectrum: LA Contemporary Painters and Sculptors ’84”, The Design Center of LA, Los Angeles, CA
“So Called, So Cal.”, Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA
“OK Harris Artists”, Royal Palm Gallery, Palm Beach, CA
“In Celebration”, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1983-81

“Contemporary American Realism Since 1960”, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1983

“Faces Since the 50’s—A Generation of American Portraiture”, Center Gallery, Bushnell University, Lewisburg, PA
“The LA Postcard Project: Part 1”, LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“L.A. Seen”, University Art Galleries, USC, Los Angeles, CA
“Drawings by 50 California Artists”, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“A Heritage Renewed—Representational Drawing Today”, University Art Museum, UCSB Santa Barbara, CA
“Generations”, Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA

1982

“The Real Thing: Southern California Realist Painting”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna , CA
“Photo-Realism Revisited”, Molly Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Pleasures and Pastimes”, Concord Gallery, New York, NY
“Portraits”, Concord Gallery, New York, NY
“New Directions: Contemporary American Art from the Commodities Corporation Collection”, Commodities Corporation, Princeton, NJ
“OK Harris Master Artists”, OK Harris West, Scottsdale, AZ

1981

“The Figure and Its Postures”, LMU, Los Angeles, CA
“Changes: Art in America 1881 - 1981”, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
“Decade- Los Angeles Painting in the Seventies”, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
“New Dimensions in Drawing”, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
“Be My Valentine”, Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE

1980

“Collectors Choice”, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MI
“Photo-Realist Painting in California: A Survey”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1979

“Recent Los Angeles Painting”, Lang Art Gallery, Claremont, CA
“Portraits 1979”, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1978

“Realist Painters: Los Angeles”, Arco Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, CA
“100 + Current Directions in Southern California Art”, Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Figurative Realsim”, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
“Beyond the Photograph”, Los Angeles Cultural Arts Center, Sylmar, CA

1977

“Beyond the Garden Wall”, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
“Billboards”, Eyes and Ears Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

1976

“Realism”, Albert Contreras Gallery, Hollywood, CA
“The Art Rental Gallery Presents”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“The Figure in Contemporary Realism”, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA
“Group Show”, Boehm Gallery, San Marcos, CA

1975

“Twenty-First Annual All California Juried Show”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna, CA
(First Place Award)
“Three Person Show”, David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Fifteenth Annual All California Juried Show”, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (Third Place Award)

1974

“Twentieth Annual All California Juried Show”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna, CA